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Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Based in New York City, N.Y.,financial services player Citibank offers many employment opportunities, including Personal Banker and Banking Branch Manager positions. Citibank pays its employees $71K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Citibank fluctuate depending on your role at the company; your experience level and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Citibank typically pays:
above market
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Employer: Citibank
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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The highest average salaries go to VPs of Information Technology, who bring in close to about $138K annually, though IT Business Analysts are not far behind at $87K along with Banking Branch Managers (around $75K) and Compliance Analysts ($56K). On the lower end are Personal Bankers at approximately $39K on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $55K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $75K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Citibank employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $92K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($99K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas (around $87K), Irving, Texas ($82K), and Tampa, Fla. (about $69K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Buffalo, N.Y. at around $45K. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Citibank employee makes approximately $85K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $148K annually for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of about $122K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS) at Citibank — these employees make the most at $157K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $84K per year. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, nearly one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Banking.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (30 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Citibank provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of respondents participate. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for a large number of workers. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Citibank


45 %
55 %
$36,698 - $98,782
$41,385 - $116,117
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

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